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    February 26, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 02/21/2020

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    February 26, 2020, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • Ballard High School  

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m.

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Nova High School

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the January 15, 2020 Work Session and Executive Sessions, the January 22, 2020 Regular Board Meeting, and the January 29, 2020 Work Session
    2. Personnel Report
    3. Warrants Report - January

    January 2020 Warrants

     General Fund *Payroll    $982,532.51
       Vendor  28,835,440.69
     Capital Project Fund  Vendor  15,632,881.45
     Associated Student Body Fund  Vendor  414,901.56
     Expendable Trust Fund  Vendor  500.00
     Grand Total    $25,029,112.20

    *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Ella Guo  Nova High School 
    Erica Ijeoma  2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    Mia Dabney  The importance of ethnic studies, and how it positively impacts all students and teachers 
    Angelina Riley  Ethnic Studies implementation in our curriculum 
    Maria Entrekin   Black Lives Matter and what has been happening at my school and what should be done 
    Christa Chan  The importance of ethnic studies 
    Chris Jackins  1. Personnel Report, 2. Annual Ethics Disclosures, 3. Approval of Instructional Materials, 4. New-in-Lieu Replacement Option for Rainier Beach HS 
    Kristy Copeland  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    Jon Greenberg  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    10  Andrea  Chorney  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    11  Susan Stahl  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    12  Elisa Marie Yzaguirre  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives and the Seattle Teacher Residency Program Contract 
    13  Tracy Castro-Gill  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives & Seattle Teacher Residency Program Contract 
    14  Sebrena Burr  2020 SPS School Board Goals, SPS Communications, Honoring and Retaining Black (African American) Staff from the Cabinet to the Curbs, Ethnic Studies 
    15  Savanna Jamerson  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives 
    16  Jennifer Paris  Funding for the Seattle teacher Residency 
    17  Gian-Nicholo Rosario  Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives, and Strategic Plan 
    18  Sonja Lee  Advantages the system give white people and solutions to get rid of this problem 
    19  Allani Seals  #BlackLivesMatter in Seattle Public Schools 
    20  Jennifer Dunn  Ethnic Studies 
    21  Dawn Larson  The Strategic Plan surrounding implementation of Ethnic Studies in Seattle Public Schools 
    22  Bruce Jackson  ESAG 
    23  Milad Mesbahi  ethnic studies 
    24  Sara Emily Davis  Misconduct 911 principal 
    25  Asha Tran  Black Lives Matter 

    Wait List

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Colby Tran  Black Lives Matter 
    Angel Daniel Amenabar Valiente  Micro aggression 
    Owen Ainslie  Racism in Seattle schools 
    Alicia Cunningham  Trailblazers Program 
    Myles Parker  Trailblazers Program 
    Theresa Hardy  Community Partnerships and SPS Policy 0030 & SPS Strategic Plan 
    Shellise Montgomery  Black lives matter 
    Ashanti James  Trailblazers Program 
    Duncan McAllister  Interim School Climate Survey 
    10  Amanda Heminger  Discrimination due to experienced trauma and homelessness, and the lack of support and advocacy, and difficulty accessing resources 
    11  Brian Terry  racial equity in advanced learning 
    12  LaTasha Jackson Rodriguez  Mentoring program being removed from the school District 
    13  Alex Tsimmerman  Stop Seattle idiotic fascism 
    14  Yvette Dinish  Highly Capable Program 
    15  Hayaat Bedeso  Trailblazers 
    16  Doreen McGrath  Ethnic Studies 
    17  Kevin Amos  James Johnson and Katrina Hunt 

    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Introduction Items

    1. Adoption of 2020 Board Goals and Objectives (Exec, February 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt the 2020 Board goals and objectives, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Materials Updated 2/25/20)
    2. Waiver of one (1) school day at Leschi Elementary School due to an emergency closure for an unforeseen natural event (C&I, February 11, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the Superintendent’s application to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, which requests permission for Leschi Elementary School to not make up one (1) day of missed school for December 13, 2019 when it was closed due to an unforeseen natural event.
    3. Contract for Middle School and High School yearbooks with Herff Jones (C&I, February 11, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Herff Jones in an amount not to exceed $400,000, including three (3) optional annual extensions, for the management and classroom support in the preparation and printing of middle school and high school yearbooks, in the form of the draft Agreement presented to the School Board, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    4. Approval of Instructional Materials Committee Membership 2020-2024 (C&I, February 11, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the persons listed on the document titled, “Proposed Instructional Materials Committee 2020-2024” attached to the Board Action Report to serve a 4-year term on the Instructional Materials Committee.
    5. Revisions to School Board Policy No. 2415, High School Graduation Requirements, and School Board Policy No. 2420, High School Grade and Credit Marking Policy, in Response to House Bill 1599 (HB 1599), Multiple Pathways to Graduation (C&I, February 11, for Approval) Approval of this item would amend School Board Policy No. 2415, High School Graduation Requirements, and School Board Policy No. 2420, High School Grade and Credit Marking Policy, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    6. Approval of contract with Unify Consulting for staff augmentation and work process improvement for business systems and central office departments (A&F, February 10, for Consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract amendment with Unify for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $410,000, including taxes, for work process and SAP staff support services with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the amendment.
    7. Approval of the purchase of replacement Fleet Vehicles (A&F, February 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services in an amount not to exceed $985,000 for the purchase of replacement fleet vehicles, in the form of the attached list (or equivalent vehicles, depending on pricing and availability when the final purchase order is processed), with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the purchase.
    8. Refinance 2010 Limited General Obligation refunding bonds (A&F, February 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2019/20-25, providing for the issuance and sale of refunding bonds of the district in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $20,800,000, for the purpose of refunding certain outstanding general obligations bonds; providing for the redemption of the outstanding bonds to be refunded; appointing a placement agency; and authorizing the Superintendent and/or the Chief Financial Officer of the district to approve interest rate, maturity dates and principal maturities for the bonds under the terms and conditions set forth in the resolution; provided the present value of the net savings to the District are not less than 4 percent of the bonds being refunded. (Materials Updated 2/26/20)
    9. Seattle Teacher Residency Program Contract (A&F, February 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a Personal Service Contract in the 2019-2020 school year for a total not to exceed $301,361 for the purpose of the Seattle Teacher Residency Program.
    10. Approval of the 2020-21 Transportation Service Standards: Ridership Eligibility (Ops, February 6, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve the recommended Transportation Service Standards, including Appendix A and Appendix B, that are attached to the Board Action Report, for the 2020-21 school year, and authorize the Superintendent to implement the standards with minor modifications as needed.
    11. BEX V: Approval of additional funding and delivery acceleration for the student computer refresh to support teaching and learning and equitable access for students districtwide (Ops, February 6, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute purchase orders through RFP No. 06792 with Dell/Thornburg and Apple (iPads) for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $12,500,000.00, plus Washington State Sales Tax, over fiscal years 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement the purchase orders.
    12. Recommendation to Extend Contract Terms and Amend Contract Amounts for Furniture Procurement for 2020-2021, Bid No. B05866 (Ops, February 6, for Consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the contract amendments that extend current contracts approved by the board on September 5, 2018, effective as of October 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020, and amend the contract amounts for an additional year for the Furniture Procurement for 2020-2021 with the following two (2) Vendors: Catalyst Workplace Activation Inc. one-year amendment to contract #P5118 (Bid No. B05866) increase of $2,294,889.12 to initial contract amount of $4,205,969.65 for a revised contract total not to exceed $6,500,858.77; and Evergreen Furnishings LLC one-year amendment to contract #P5119 (Bid No. B05866) increase of $4,820.00 to initial contract amount of $365,030.00 for a revised contract total in the amount not to exceed $369,850.00 plus Washington State sales tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contracts.
    13. First Amendment to Facilities Capital Projects Warehouse Agreement at Ellis St. Warehouse (Ops, February 6, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a first amendment to the lease for the Capital Ellis Street Warehouse located at 6276 Ellis Ave. S., Seattle, WA. 98108 with P&P Georgetown LLC, covering the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2027 for a total of $24,767 a month, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    14. BEX V: New-in-Lieu Replacement Option for Rainier Beach High School replacement project (Ops, February 6, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2019/20-21, as attached to the Board Action Report, certifying that new facilities identified in the project application (Form D-3) for the Rainier Beach High School replacement project submitted to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will be built new in lieu of modernizing the existing facility, and that the existing facility will be demolished. The existing theater consisting of approximately 19,300 square feet will be retained and modernized.
    15. BEX V: Award Contract P1672, for Construction Project Management Services, to Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc. (“SOJ”) for the Van Asselt Classroom Addition and Mercer Middle School Replacement project (Ops, February 6, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contract P1672 for Construction Project Management Services, with Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc. in the amount of $5,369,905, including reimbursable expenses, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    16. BTA IV: Final Acceptance of Contract K5101 with King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) and Musco Sports Lighting, LLC for the Athletic Field Lights at Roosevelt High School project (Ops, February 6, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5101 with King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) and Musco Sports Lighting, LLC for the Athletic Field Lights at Roosevelt High School project as final.

    X. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

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